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December 16, 2017

AKA Calls on Kratom Community to Encourage Representatives to Support Pocan/Lobiondo Letter

In an effort to prevent kratom from being scheduled as a controlled substance by the Drug Enforcement Agency, the American Kratom Accociation has been hard at work lobbying Congress. Due to the activism and diligence of the kratom advocacy group, two Congressmen, Rep Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Rep Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ), have agreed to sign […]

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November 30, 2017

American Kratom Association Press Conference In Response to Recent Efforts by the FDA and DEA to Restrict Kratom Access

On November 29th, 2017, The American Kratom Association hosted a press conference in Atlanta, GA. The purpose of the press conference was to rebuke some of the lies and misinformation coming from the FDA’s recent Health Advisory on Kratom and to inform the public of the many benefits kratom has to offer users. Please watch […]

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November 18, 2017

Brave Botanicals Special Report – Kratom Under Attack: the FDA Strikes Again

Written by: John Bush, CEO With the opioid use on the rise in the United States, more and more Americans are turning to kratom to help overcome opiate addiction. Kratom is made from the ground up leaves of the kratom evergreen tree, a member of the coffee family grown primarily in Southeast Asia. Many […]

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November 16, 2017


American Kratom Association follow up statement directly to the FDA PETITION BY THE AMERICAN KRATOM ASSOCIATION TO REVIEW AND CORRECT THE FDA’S PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY ON KRATOM November 15, 2017 The American Kratom Association (AKA), represents more than 3 million adult consumers of the botanical kratom in the United States. The AKA hereby files this […]

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November 7, 2017

Human Brains Make Their Own ‘Marijuana’ from Conception Onward: Endocannabinoid System

Written by Krystal Trammell of If reading that headline made you do a double-take, you’re not alone. Apparently our bodies contain an entire Endocannabinoid System, and the modern medical system isn’t too terribly concerned with educating us about it. The endocannabinoid system works in conjunction with opioid receptors in our brains, and plays crucial […]

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October 25, 2017

This Common Household Herb is More Effective at Stopping Pain than Ibuprofen

Written by Alma Sommer of A study on turmeric was conducted with 109 patients with osteoarthritis of the knee. The clinical trial was published in the journal, Alternative and Complementary Medicine. To conduct the trial, some patients were given 800mg of ibuprofen while others received 2000mg of turmeric a day for six weeks. They tracked […]

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October 19, 2017

As CBD Oil Benefits Become More Apparent, Accessibility and Affordability Still an Issue in Some Areas

Written by Hailey Comet Spates of Cannabidiol, also known as CBD, is one of the hundreds of active cannabinoids identified in cannabis and is non-psychoactive meaning it lacks the high associated with most cannabis use. CBD strains have become more popular in recent years because of the growing interest in the wide range of […]

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July 10, 2017

If You Use Kratom to Overcome Addiction, Send Us a Video Testimonial and We Will Ship You a Free Ounce of Kratom

  As part of our effort to expand health freedom and keep kratom legal, we are producing a high quality professional video highlighting the many benefits kratom has for those struggling with addiciton. This effort will be funded by a portion of every kratom sale at Brave New Books and If you suffer from addiction […]

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